Barbara Bush celebrates 90th birthday promoting literacy

To help mark her milestone, she didn't jump out of an airplane like her husband, former President George H. W. Bush does. She is tackling a problem facing Americans head-on - boosting adult literacy skills, Fox News is reporting.

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Bush's foundation is joining forces with Dollar General to launch a $7 million global competition to create an app to boost adult reading through X Prize.

Meanwhile, Bush sat down with her granddaughter, "Today Show" correspondent Jenna Bush Hager, to reflect on her life, including meeting the future president at a school dance when she was 16. 

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